Shop from a Music City Maker

It is true what they say. Everyone in Nashville plays an instrument.

Shop from a Music City Maker

Nashville is home to makers of all trades, known for its collaborative spirit borrowed from the city’s songwriting community. Check out creations that range from leather goods and jewelry to artisan chocolates and craft spirits.

Accessories & Jewelry
  • Carden Avenue
    Suzanne Crook and Carolyn Greenfield, of Carden Avenue Jewelry, create unique necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. They became tired of paying for overpriced, mass-produced accessories and found a solution within themselves. With each piece, they create you can guarantee they would love and wear it, too. cardenavenue.com
  • Ceri Hoover
    What Ceri Hoover creates are handbags. To say she does it well would be an understatement. For her, it's all about style and creating something that will reflect the individual. There's no easier way to tell your story than with Ceri Hoover Bags. cerihoover.com
  • Emil Erwin
    It is all in the details. Emil Erwin understands that fact and aims to create handbags, belts, and accessories with great attention to detail. They want their customers to be just as proud of owning a piece of their work as they are creating it. emilerwin.com
  • Judith Bright
    Dreams come true. Just ask Judith Bright. Inside her boutique store, Judith Bright Jewelry, are unique pieces of jewelry hand-made with love. Her passion for jewelry started from an early age and nowadays you can see her work on celebrities Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lopez, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Carla Gugino, as well as Nashvillians. judithbright.com
  • Margaret Ellis
    Margaret Ellis started her company Margaret Ellis Inc. back in 1983 with one focus: the people who love and collect her pieces. Today, the story continues with owner/designer Mclaine Richardson since Margaret’s retirement in January 2013. Each day, they set out to create handcrafted jewelry to be treasured from the highest quality materials by experienced craftsmen. margaretellisjewelry.com
Fashion
  • ABLE
    ABLE is a lifestyle brand focused on ending generational poverty by working with women who have often overcome extraordinary circumstances. They manufacture directly in the communities they wish to impact, both locally and globally, creating jobs and ending the cycle of charity dependency. livefashionable.com
  • Amanda Valentine
    The work of Amanda Valentine can be seen on stages, music videos, commercials, and Nashville locals. Over the years she has won major fashion awards and even placed 2nd on PROJECT RUNWAY. If you want to look like a rock star, then visit her shop, Amanda Valentine. amandavalentine.com
  • Black By Maria Silver
    Drummer and founding member of the rock band The Ettes, Poni Silver, owns her own women's contemporary clothing line called Black By Maria Silver which combines urban nonchalance with easy glamour. When you wear something created by Poni Silver, you make a statement that evokes both magnetism and attitude. blackbymariasilver.com
  • Eric Adler
    While living abroad, Eric Adler Bornhop was inspired by the natural beauty and the stylish street culture of Spain which led him to create a unique line of men’s clothing. Truly bespoke and tastefully bold, Eric Adler Clothing specializes in everything menswear. From woven accessories to three-piece suits, he creates pieces with fit, function, and style in mind. Do something different and shop Eric Adler. ericadlerclothing.com
  • Elizabeth Suzann
    For some, the craft comes naturally. That's the case with Elizabeth Suzann. She is a self-taught designer who aims to create a kind of wardrobe that is simple, utilitarian, and beautiful. She began her self-named company in 2013. Each garment by Elizabeth Suzann is cut and sewn locally in Music City from the highest quality, natural fiber cloth to create something you will love to put on each day. elizabethsuzann.com
  • Han Starnes
    Josi Faye brought her contemporary womenswear company, Han Starnes, from New Zealand to Music City. She understands the clothes we wear on a daily basis matter and uses only the finest materials like wool, cotton, and silk to create her collections. hanstarnes.com
  • Jamie + The Jones
    Jamie Frazier and Hannah Jones learned early they shared the same vision, but different talents. The collaboration has resulted in a fresh new look with the underlying goal to always create wearable art. Each collection by Jamie + The Jones constantly reverts back to a combination of color, hues, and textures to bring a person's style to life. jamieandthejones.com
  • Nisolo
    Patrick Woodyard is the CEO and founder of Nisolo, a social impact company whose goal is to provide a quality product to its consumers while improving the lives of its producers. It all started when Patrick Woodyard met a community of shoemakers in Trujillo, Peru who struggled to find work and livable wages. To help, he created the brand Nisolo in order for the shoemakers to be able to consistently sell their goods on a global scale and overall improve the lives of the community. Today, you may purchase timeless, handcrafted, and ethically sourced products at the store in Nashville. nisolo.com
  • Ona Rex
    Ashley Balding, a Nashville native, and designer of Ona Rex has a passion for interesting textiles, hand-dyed fabrics, and unique accessories. Each piece of clothing offers something different to make it unique, bold, classic, and, most importantly, bring out the character of the wearer. onarex.com
  • Peter Nappi
    In 1904, Peter Nappi emigrated from southern Italy to the United States and brought his family tradition of shoemaking with him. Today, the legacy continues as his descendants, Phillip and Dana Nappi, offer authentic handmade leather shoes and accessories. Each work of art by the people of Peter Nappi shares a blend of the old with the new to produce a quality item found nowhere else. peternappi.com
Fine Craft
  • Brenda Stein
    Brenda Stein uses trees to tell a story. Her hope is to move the viewer by combining Tennessee woods with an amazing form that reveals the true beauty of the tree. From vases to bowls her craft will have you in awe. brendastein.com
  • Ben & Lael
    The goal for Ben Caldwell, of Ben & Lael, is always to create timeless works of art. He takes old silver, copper, and enamel pieces and transforms them into new amazing sculptural forms. benandlaelcopper.com
  • Colonel Littleton
    Colonel Littleton offers fine leather goods in the Americana tradition. Each piece is handmade and many are created using 20th-century methodology and machinery to offer a nostalgic feel. Click play on the video below to hear the story. colonellittleton.com
  • Donna Rizzo
    After dancing all of her life Donna Rizzo turned to pottery, which is why most of her pieces feature the dazzling motions of dance. Each and every piece moves or suggests movement from rocking horse teapots to sculptures of children swinging. donnarizzo.com
  • Electra Eggleston
    Andra Eggleston’s passion for her work came from a collaboration with her father, the famed photographer William Eggleston. As the father and daughter shared stories their passion for the idea of textile collaboration grew. Not long after, the brand was born. With each textile she creates, she tells a story to be shared and loved. electraeggleston.com
Home Decor
  • Doug Regen
    Doug Regen constructs furniture from recycled materials. You can see his work in historic homes and modern houses across the South. dougregen.com
  • HollerDesign
    By using simple and sleek techniques Matt Alexander, of HollerDesign, creates beautiful furniture with the traditions of the American South. Visit many places around Nashville like Rolf and Daughters and you may not only see his work but sit upon the fine design. hollerdesign.us
  • Littlebranch Farm
    Started in 2000 when Kelly Maxwell designed several unique garden benches and wood slab tables for his daughter's wedding, Littlebranch Farm now has a showroom and steady business of making one-of-a-kind pieces. Kelly specializes in wood slab furniture, custom rustic beds, and mixed species of live edge wood furniture. littlebranchfarm.com
  • Sideshow Sign Co.
    Luke Stockdale is the founder and creator of Sideshow Sign Co. The team of Sideshow Sign Co. is lighting up Nashville quite literally. Just look up at Nashville hot spots like Emil Erwin, The Treehouse, Five Points Pizza, and so many others for their amazing custom signs. The style which they have become known for draws great inspiration from the past when a company's sign was the first hello to the customer. sideshowsignco.com